Mr. Dessauer has over thirty years of experience as a commercial and business lawyer. His active trial and appellate practice has included federal and state antitrust claims, shareholder disputes (including corporate valuation issues), breach of contract, fraud, lender liability, business torts, lease disputes, construction disputes and miscellaneous real estate issues.
Mr. Dessauer’s practice includes advising organized entities on corporate restructuring and reorganization matters, both within and outside of bankruptcy. Since 2003, Mr. Dessauer has filed some sixteen voluntary Chapter 11 petitions on behalf of a variety of industries. These filings resulted in multiple confirmed plans of reorganization or successful Section 363 sales. He has prosecuted and/or defended numerous adversary proceedings involving avoidance actions, other sections of the Bankruptcy Code and related state law issues.